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Back in October, we saw the announcement of Cooler Master's first mechanical keyboard, the CM Storm QuickFire Rapid. After waiting months for it to arrive in America, I was finally able to purchase one for review and my personal use. So today we're looking at the CM Storm QuickFire Rapid keyboard, namely the Cherry MX Red switch model.

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http://www.gnd-tech.com/content/856-Cooler-Master-Storm-QuickFire-Rapid-Review
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I just ordered the black switch version.

 

I hope i will like it and not regret purchasing a non backlit keyboard.

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I just ordered the black switch version.

I hope i will like it and not regret purchasing a non backlit keyboard.

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This. I'm loving my cherry blue version that I paid only 65$ for.
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I hope to see a TKL version of this. I'd swap out my QuickFire Rapid for one.
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Thanks guys I hope i like it.

 

All the reviews are good. I am a gamer and not a typer so hopefully black switches will do it for me. I will be sad that if the black switches would be a pain in the ass when typing in the forums or etc...

 

And again i just hope i wont regret getting a non backlit keyboard.

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Thanks guys I hope i like it.

All the reviews are good. I am a gamer and not a typer so hopefully black switches will do it for me. I will be sad that if the black switches would be a pain in the ass when typing in the forums or etc...

And again i just hope i wont regret getting a non backlit keyboard.

Get a desk lamp, they work wonders.
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I hope to see a TKL version of this. I'd swap out my QuickFire Rapid for one.

drool.gifdrool.gifdrool.gifdrool.gif I am going to buy this once it comes out, tenkeyless or not
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Originally Posted by iARDAs View Post

Thanks guys I hope i like it.

All the reviews are good. I am a gamer and not a typer so hopefully black switches will do it for me. I will be sad that if the black switches would be a pain in the ass when typing in the forums or etc...

And again i just hope i wont regret getting a non backlit keyboard.

You won't regret it, the only reason I would be backlit keyboards is for aesthetics.
I bought the CM Storm Trigger just for the aesthetics on the backlighting biggrin.gif
Not a fan of the blacks, it hurts my fingers after long sessions of gaming so I prefer Browns. tongue.gif
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Browns have too soft of a tactile feel. Clears, please!
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